Camponotus inconspicuus

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Camponotus inconspicuus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. inconspicuus
Binomial name
Camponotus inconspicuus
Mayr, 1872

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • inconspicuus. Camponotus inconspicuus Mayr, 1872: 136 (w.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak), INDONESIA (Java).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 93.
    • Junior synonym of irritans: Mayr, 1879: 646; Emery, 1887a: 217; Forel, 1892j: 242; Dalla Torre, 1893: 236; Emery, 1896d: 370 (in list); Emery, 1925b: 93; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 246.
    • Status as species: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 444; Donisthorpe, 1943b: 204; Bolton, 1995b: 104; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 37.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 444, Revived from synonymy)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943b. Ants from the Colombo Museum Expedition to Southern India, September-October, 1938. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 196-208 (page 204, Revived from synonymy)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 93, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Mayr, G. 1872. Formicidae Borneenses collectae a J. Doria et O. Beccari in territorio Sarawak annis 1865-1867. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 2: 133-155 (page 136, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 646, Junior synonym of irritans)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fontanela J.L. 1999. Mirmecofauna del Jardin Botanico Nacional. Cocuyo 8: 8-10
  • Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58